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Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: This episode may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: This episode may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

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Londo, United Kingdom

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Have you been told you ‘see too much’, ‘hear too much’, ‘think too much’, ‘feel too much’? Eggshell Transformations is a podcast dedicated to people who are exceptionally intense, sensitive, gifted and intuitive. In this podcast, we talk to therapists, healers, survivors, artists and experts from around the world. We will learn how to bounce back from trauma and shame; how to cultivate resilience and authenticity; how to be the most creative and productive we can be, and how to find our tribe. Together, we go from healing to thriving. For more please visit: www.eggshelltherapy.com **************************************************************************************Trigger Warning: This episode may cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, psychedelics, and the use of plant medicines. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the YouTube Channel or Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Disclaimer: The content provided is for informational purposes only. Please do not consider any of the content clinical or professional advice. None of the content can substitute professional consultation, psychotherapy, diagnosis, or any mental health intervention. Opinions and views expressed by the host and the guests are personal views and they reserve the right to change their opinions. We also cannot guarantee that everything mentioned is factual and completely accurate. Any action you take based on the information in this episode is taken strictly at your own risk. For a full disclaimer, please refer to: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/disclaimers/

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 7507270045


Episodes

Sensitive on the Inside and Tough on the Outside? Everything you need to know about ‘Overcontrol’ — Hope Arnold with Imi Lo

7/16/2021
FULL SHOW NOTES HERE This is the probably most comprehensive and informative conversation we can have about overcontrol. All credits go to Hope Arnold, a brilliant RO-DBT therapist who specializes in this trait. We cover everything about over-control— its definition, presentation, origins, and treatment methods. It is very much relevant to highly sensitive people as Overcontrol is often developed out of an innate underlying sensitivity towards perceived threats. If you find yourself...

Duration:00:55:56

Childfree Living: On Choosing Different and Grieving the Life We Had Left Behind - Eric and Melissa Jones

7/5/2021
SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/07/05/childfreeerikmelissa/ What happens when you choose a life that is unconventional, counter-cultural? What if your story becomes increasingly strange to your family and friends? What can you do to hold your head high even when the others don’t get you? How can you get over attacks or condescending comments? In today’s episode, we are doing something different. Usually, I interview experts in psychology and intensity. Today,...

Duration:00:50:56

Sex Unshackled! Sapiosexual, Demisexual, Asexual, Kinks, BDSM

6/8/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/06/08/becky/ As you know, many intense and sensitive people have felt different and on the fringe of society all their lives. For this reason, I have started to make episodes that are all about being different— different meaning being non-mainstream in terms of lifestyle, life choices, and the way you are. Consider this episode as a first step, and I hope there will be more to come! Today, we are talking to Becky...

Duration:00:54:50

*SPECIAL EPISODE* A Deep Dive Into BPD, Splitting, Projection, Anxiety and Therapy - Jon Frederickson and Imi Lo

4/2/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2021/04/02/jonf-2/ Today, we are talking to Dr. Jon Frederickson. He is a therapist with over 25 years of experience, especially specializing in working with people with personality disorders. Jon is also the founder of Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy. It is based on psychoanalytic ideas such as transference and defense mechanisms but is renewed into a much more active and pragmatic format than traditional...

Duration:01:01:52

Have you Been Subjected to Narcissistic Abuse? - with David DeMars

3/19/2021
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/?p=7201&preview=true Hi friends, Today we are touching on the sensitive subject of narcissistic abuse. I am talking to David DeMars, who is a coach and a video producer based in Las Vegas. He is a survivor of Complex Trauma and abusive relationships, and he now specializes in ​toxic relationship recovery and he helps people heal from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder caused by emotional abuse. We will address the following...

Duration:00:41:09

Five Ways of Being Intense— A fun chat about overexcitabilities, giftedness, and more

2/25/2021
In this episode, we have Jessie L. Mannisto, the Editor in Chief of the Third Factor magazine, a thought-provoking magazine that helps the creative, the quirky, and the gifted understand themselves. It is a magazine for those who experience life intensely, those who are teeming with complexity, complex feelings, and abundant mental activities. In this episode we cover: — A deep, detailed dive into exactly what the five excitabilities may look like — How Jessie meanders a world where...

Duration:00:42:51

Do you Have Thin Skin? What Does That Mean for Your Health, Relationships and Spirituality?

11/27/2020
***Click to access FULL SHOW NOTES AND TRANSCRIPT*** Today we have Michael Jawer, a writer and researcher whose works explore emotion as the foundation for personality, health, and spirituality. I knew of Mike’s work from the beginning of my career a decade ago. In his newest work, Sensitive Soul, he continues his exploration of why different people process their feelings differently. He talks about how ‘thin boundary people’ differ from ‘thick boundary people, and what the upshot is for...

Duration:00:54:48

Deconstructing Anxiety: What is Your Core Fear That Underlies Everything?

9/12/2020
FULL SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/09/21/toddpressman/ In this wonderfully unique and useful conversation, we are speaking with Dr. Todd Pressman about deconstructing anxiety. Dr. Pressman’s work first caught my attention for he has some rather radical ideas about anxiety: Firstly, he proposes any negative experience we have is really a fear in disguise; so all our emotions, from anger to guilt, all find their roots in fear. Then, he suggests we can all...

Duration:01:05:34

Listen to The Words of Your Soul: a Poet’s Guide to the Artist’s Block - with Julia Fehrenbacher

7/31/2020
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/08/03/julia-fehrenbacher/ Today’s episode is very special and a little different than usual. If you are someone who is sensitive, emotionally intense, If you have a desire to express yourself through any art form, If you have creativity blockages, If you believe in the power of words and poetry, this conversation is for you. Today we are talking with artist and poet Julia Fehrenbacher. I was introduced to her by our...

Duration:00:51:58

*SPECIAL EPISODE* Existential Crisis, Dreams and Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life - with James Hollis and Imi Lo

6/27/2020
FULL TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/06/27/james-hollis/ Today’s episode is, on a personal level, deeply meaningful to me. Some time ago, I went through what I now know was a crisis of the Soul. As always, I went and search for answers in books and philosophies. That was when I found Dr James Hollis’s work on Jungian Psychology. Dr Hollis is a Jungian psychoanalyst and the author of sixteen books, his work is incredibly extensive and accessible. In today’s...

Duration:01:05:47

All About Fear, Anxiety and Panic - Karla McLaren with Imi Lo

6/9/2020
FULL SHOW NOTES AND TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/06/09/all-about-fear-anxiety-and-panic/ I am very excited to bring back a past guest, pioneer in the field of studying empath, empathy and emotional intelligence Karla McLaren. In the last episode with Karla, we discussed hyper empathy and she offered us some great tips on setting emotional boundaries. Today we will talk to Karla about her new book Embracing Anxiety, which feels like what we all need to...

Duration:00:49:33

On Emotional Eating, Perfectionism, Nice Boys/ Gals Syndrome- Karen Koenig with Imi Lo

3/13/2020
SHOW NOTES: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2020/03/14/karen_koenig/ Do you sometimes eat even when you are not hungry, but just feel bored, angry or empty? Are you chronically stressed because you try to be perfect all the time? My conversation with emotional eating expert Karen Koenig ends up being not just about eating, but our deeply unconscious patterns and personality tendencies that hold us back, such as perfectionism and what she calls nice boys and girls...

Duration:00:51:53

*SPECIAL EPISODE* What if Normal Therapy Doesn't Work? Should You Try to Control Your Emotions? Steven Hayes with Imi Lo

1/4/2020
This is an incredibly rich conversation, in which you will hear: What you can do if conventional therapies like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) don’t work for you; Why panic is what you feel when you are trying not to feel anxious, and depression is what happens when you refuse to feel sad; How you can gain ‘real control’ over your emotions; and Why psychedelics help some people but not all. Finally, Steven leads us through a guided exercise that you can do right now. I am sure you...

Duration:00:52:30

‘Too Much and not Enough’— Embracing Intensity, ADHD and Giftedness with Aurora Holtzman

12/18/2019
Today we will talk to Aurora Holtzman, she came on my radar as one of the very few people out there who talks about ‘intensity’. In fact she has a podcast called ‘Embracing Intensity’! After years of feeling “too much,” Aurora finally realized that intensity, in the form of excitability, is the source of her greatest power. Now instead of beating herself up about not measuring up to her own self-imposed standards, she is on a mission to help outside-the-box thinkers befriend their brains and...

Duration:00:26:57

Processing Intense Emotions with Arts - Conversation With Artist Alessia Camoirano Bruges

12/2/2019
Today, we will talk to Alessia, a gifted artist and creator. In this podcast, I interview not only subject experts and psychologists but also emotionally intense people from all walks of lives, those who have been through unthinkable trauma and have turned their pain into art and meaningful work. To Alessia, each of her painting is an intense emotional reaction to experiences. Through her abstract paintings, she explores identity, existence and anxiety. In this conversation, we talked...

Duration:00:24:55

What If You Are An Empath? What Are Your Emotions Telling You? Imi Lo with Karla McLaren

11/2/2019
What does being an Empath mean? Are some people born more empathic than others? How can we manage emotions overwhelm? How can we set better boundaries? What is anger there to teach us? How do we work with shame? In this episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Karla McLaren, and to download her wisdom regarding Empaths, empathy and emotions. I am amazed by how much I have learned from this short conversation and I think you will too! I have created a transcript and organised...

Duration:00:44:31

Being Uncommon: How Your MBTI Personality Type Changes The Experience of Giftedness- with Willem Kuipers

10/3/2019
In today’s conversation, we talk to Willem Kuipers. Willem is the author of the book Enjoying the Gift of Being Uncommon, where he explores the gifts and challenges of being a highly intelligent, highly intense and sensitive person, and introduces three practices to become more effective in work and private life. Recently, Willem has published an article about how extra intelligent people with different MBTI personality types experience their intensity. We will hear Willem tell us about his...

Duration:00:31:57

ADHD And How to Thrive When You Are Out-Of-Sync With The World- with Rebecca Champ

9/12/2019
FULL SHOW NOTES/ TRANSCRIPT: https://www.eggshelltherapy.com/podcast-blog/2019/09/12/adhd-rebecca-champ/ Today’s episode is special. Usually, I talk to guests who I have never met in person before. Today, we will interview Rebecca Champ, one of my most important friends. I have known Becca for 8 years now, I would like to share with you her energy, intelligence, compassion and humility. In the first part of the show, Rebecca teaches us everything we need to know about ADHD. But this...

Duration:00:35:56

Surviving Adversity With The Power Of Now - With Corrie Lo

8/18/2019
In this episode, we hear from Corrie about how she survived one trauma after another, including her boyfriend taking his own life, what it means to be resilience, why focusing on the present moment is the best coping mechanism and the wisdom of remembering that life is about constant changes. I have found this conversation with Corrie Lo to be tremendously beautiful and vulnerable. Corrie’s strong spirit is revealed in every line she uttered, yet you cannot help but feel moved by her...

Duration:00:30:56

Have You Been Harmed By Cruel Parenting? Conversation with Eric Maisel

7/28/2019
I have the honour of talking to Eric Maisel. Eric is the author of more than 50 books and is widely regarded as America's foremost creativity coach. His most famous books include Fearless Creating (1995), The Van Gogh's Blues (2002), Coaching the Artist Within (2005), and The Atheist's Way (2009). In this episode, we talked about the wounds of being children of authoritarian people, how we can liberate ourselves, and Eric's advice on parenting. We also address what it means to live an...

Duration:00:48:46